Voting & Elections

Updated February 15, 2021

The next Consolidated Municipal Election is Tuesday, April 6

Key election dates

DateEvent
March 9Voter registration closes for deputy registrars and local election officials
March 10First day of early voting
March 21Last day to register to vote by online application
April 1Last day to request a mail ballot, including military and overseas voters
April 5Last day of early voting
April 6Election Day; last day mail ballots can be postmarked

Register to vote

To register to vote, you:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be at least 17 years old on or before the date of the Primary Election and turn 18 on or before the date of the General or Consolidated Election. See upcoming election dates »
  • Must live in your election precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day
  • Must not be serving a sentence of confinement in any penal institution as a result of a conviction
  • May not claim the right to vote anywhere else

Source: ova.elections.il.gov

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